Advocacy organizations and state lawmakers have been urging the state to create a COVID relief fund for undocumented workers and others excluded from federal aid since the start of the pandemic.

The majority, 54%, of New York City residents working in essential jobs during the pandemic are immigrants, according to the Fiscal Policy Institute.

Read: “Denied COVID economic relief, N.Y.-based immigrant and excluded workers plan hunger strike” NY Daily News

Published On: March 15th, 2021|Categories: FPI in the News, Immigration, New York State, NYS Budget, Tax & Budget|

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Advocacy organizations and state lawmakers have been urging the state to create a COVID relief fund for undocumented workers and others excluded from federal aid since the start of the pandemic.

The majority, 54%, of New York City residents working in essential jobs during the pandemic are immigrants, according to the Fiscal Policy Institute.

Read: “Denied COVID economic relief, N.Y.-based immigrant and excluded workers plan hunger strike” NY Daily News

Published On: March 15th, 2021|Categories: FPI in the News, Immigration, New York State, NYS Budget, Tax & Budget|

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